FORA.tv Speaker - Ardis Dee Hoven

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Biography

Ardis Dee Hoven, M.D., an internal medicine and infectious disease specialist in Lexington, Kentucky, became the 168th president of the American Medical Association in June 2013. Dr. Hoven has been a member of the AMA Board of Trustees (BOT) since 2005, serving as its secretary for 2008–2009, chair for 2010–2011, and immediate past chair for 2011–2012.

Prior to her election to the AMA-BOT, Dr. Hoven served as a member and chair of the AMA Council on Medical Service. She was a member of the Utilization Review and Accreditation Commission for six years and served on its executive committee. Additional activities have included service on the AMA Foundation board of directors, the Group Practice Advisory Council of the AMA and an appointment to the Practicing Physicians Advisory Commission. Currently Dr. Hoven serves as the AMA-BOT representative on the Board of Directors of the National Quality Forum, and the Quality Alliance Steering Committee. She has recently concluded service on the COLA board, the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the AMA-convened Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement.

Board-certified in internal medicine and infectious disease, Dr. Hoven is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the Infectious Disease Society of America.

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